Mortgage Rates Will Come Down, It’s Just a Matter of Time

This past year, rising mortgage rates have slowed the red-hot housing market. Over the past nine months, we’ve seen fewer homes sold than the previous month as home price growth has slowed. All of this is due to the fact that the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate has doubled this year, severely limiting homebuying power for […]

Perspective Matters When Selling Your House Today

  Does the latest news about the housing market have you questioning your plans to sell your house? If so, perspective is key. Here are some of the ways a trusted real estate professional can explain the shift that’s happening today and why it’s still a sellers’ market even during the cooldown. Fewer Homes for Sale than Pre-Pandemic […]

Buy Now or Rent Longer? 5 Questions to Answer
Before Purchasing Your First Home

Deciding whether to jump into the housing market or rent instead is rarely an easy decision – especially if you’re a first-time homebuyer. But in today’s whirlwind market, you may find it particularly challenging to pinpoint the best time to start exploring homeownership.   A real estate boom during the pandemic pushed home prices to […]

How To Prep Your House for Sale This Fall

  Today’s housing market is different than it was just a few months ago. And if you’re thinking about selling your house, that may leave you wondering what you need to do differently as a result. The answer is simple. Taking the time upfront to prep your house appropriately and create a solid plan can help bring in the greatest […]

8 Strategies to Secure a Lower Mortgage Rate

  Mortgage rates have been on a roller coaster ride this year, rising and falling amid inflationary pressures and economic uncertainty. And even the experts are divided when it comes to predicting where rates are headed next.1 This climate has been unsettling for some homebuyers and sellers. However, with proper planning, you can work toward […]

Zahn Group Coffee Talk – Charlotte Real Estate Update

Watch the latest episode of Coffee Talk with The Zahn Group – this month, Molly and Lauren chat about what is happening in the Charlotte market, changing interest rates, what our buyers and sellers are seeing, and more. Then check out the local market conditions in our City of Charlotte report for the most recent […]

What Sellers Need To Know in Today’s Housing Market

What Sellers Need To Know in Today’s Housing Market If you’re thinking about selling your house, you may have heard about the housing market slowing down in recent months. While it’s still a sellers’ market, the peak frenzy the market saw over the past two years has cooled some. If you’re asking yourself if you’ve missed […]

Three Reasons To Buy a Home in Today’s Shifting Market

Some Highlights The housing market is moving away from the frenzy of the past year and it’s opening doors for you if you’re thinking about buying a home. Housing inventory is increasing, which means more options for your search. Plus, the intensity of bidding wars may ease as buyer demand moderates, leading to fewer homes selling above asking price. If you’re ready to […]

Relocating To Start Your Home Business

If you’re one of the approximately 50% of households in Charlotte that pays rent, it’s time to consider buying your own home. This is definitely true if you’re looking to start your own home business, as owning your own home comes with fewer restrictions and often more space. You can do both processes all at […]

Coffee Talk with The Zahn Group: June 2022

Welcome to the first episode of Coffee Talk with The Zahn Group. We discuss what is going on in the real estate market and what our clients can expect when buying or selling a property. This month we talk about: * Interest Rates* Housing Inventory* What buyers and sellers are encountering* What the prospect of […]